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The Istari

Unfinished Tales
of Númenor and Middle-earth
Part One: The First Age
Part Two: The Second Age
Part Three: The Third Age
Part Four

The Istari is the title of the second section within Part Four of Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth.

This manuscript describes the background of the five wizards:

The main focus however is on Gandalf and Saruman and specifically their names in the various languages of Middle-earth.

It is important to note that the manuscript is a composition of various documents rather than a singular document. In the notes some information on Queen Berúthiel is also disclosed.